Gar Alperovitz discusses his new book, What Then Must We Do: Straight Talk About the Next American Revolution. Alperovitz points to long-term trends in wealth and income inequality, environmental destruction, civil liberties loss, incarceration rates, and others, to argue that ordinary political change is not enough, that systemic changes in the distribution of power are badly needed. See http://www.garalperovitz.com Topics: worker ownership, cooperatives, economics
Ecologistas en Acción y ATTAC nos trae un encuentro en el centro social de Carretas en Albacete con Yayo Herrero. Esta es la primera sesión de la jornadas y hablamos de cooperativas y mercado social Topics: activism, cooperatives, social
Work as WorshipMidday in Mumbai: teeming traffic besieges the city, lines of cars creep forward at a snail’s pace, people walk in the road, buses swerve into their bays for a split second, rickshaws and taxis veer into every tiny space, while placid cows browse amongst all kinds of garbage. Hooting horns and chaos. Lunchtime is coming up for most civil servants, office workers, and school children. Nearly two hundred thousand people are waiting for their dabbawalas, who arrive promptly with... Topics: Mumbai, dabbawalas, cooperatives, lunch
This week on Consensus, we go to Warsaw, Poland for the Cooperatives Europe general assembly and speak with the president of the International Cooperative Alliance, Dame Pauline Green. Plus, we find out how the Swedish government supports folks young and old start their own coops. And we have the Coop Job of the Week from Pasadena, California. Topics: coops, cooperatives, poland, europe
Occupy the Airwave on Valley Free Radio Occupy the Airwaves Covering the local, national and global Occupy Movement. 103.3FM WXOJ-LP Northampton, MA Community Radio - Run by the Community www.valleyfreeradio.org occupytheairwaves.wordpress.com / occupywxojlp (at) gmail.com Show focus: Valley Alliance of Worker Cooperatives Topics: Occupy, airwaves, VAWC, worker cooperatives
Frank welcomes Luis Sierra of the California Center for Cooperative Development. Luis introduces the concept of a cooperative, and the rationale for their creation. He also delves into existing cooperative models and their history in the state of California. He then describes some of the pitfalls a cooperative can face in its creation and operation. Part I of II. Topics: cooperatives, agriculture, california, ranching, marketing
Durant l'inici del IV Encontre de Cooperatives Integrals, a Salamanca, feim amb aquest Dignitat Rebel 'amb base de dub-rregae' una compareixença d'Ivan Miró en relació al Projecte de llei de cooperatives, intervenció d'Enric Duran a Marinaleda a l'Encuentro Interestatal 15M, al novembre de 2011 i una crida a tirar a terra els murs de les presons! Topics: Dignitat Rebel, Cooperatives Integrals, Llei de Cooperatives, SonideroViral
Frank concludes his interview with Luis Sierra of the California Center for Cooperative Development. Luis begins by explaining the difference between a worker cooperative and a service cooperative, and then provides some historical examples of agricultural worker cooperatives in the 60's and 70's. He then explains why the worker cooperative model has been so sparsely adopted in the agricultural sector, and offers some insights on how to grow the worker cooperative model in agriculture. ... Topics: permaculture, cooperatives, business democracy, sustainability
DC Coop Day took part on Saturday, October 27, 2012 at the University of the District of Columbia. It was co-organized by Coop DC and UDC's Kirkman Center for the Study of Cooperatives Topics: cooperatives, UDC, DC Coop Day
In condition of the monetary control relieves, advance in technology, consumer demand change and the market competition is intense, financial organ starts the finance innovative activities. Innovation brings the advantage of competitive, but also creates the global finance tsunami. The study also found that the trust of general public to the financial institutions has been shaken, and this crisis of trust is caused by the global financial tsunami. Review Taiwan financial organ, innovation and... Topics: credit cooperatives, institutional trust, financial
Presentation by Ecuadorean Producer Eddison Mamallacta who is representing the Kallari Association of Cacao Growers. This was his presentation at Globalfest: Latin America - the annual benefit of Chicago Fair Trade. Find more at www.chicagofairtrade.org Topics: Ecuador, Fair Trade, justice, cooperatives
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** What 75,000 Mondragon Cooperative Workers Can Teach Us About Controlling the Means of Production with Prof. Frederick Freundlichis, internationally recognized leader on building worker cooperative ecosystems Mondragon, is a cooperative owned and operated by 75,000 workers in the Basque region of Spain. It has become the largest employer in the region and has... Topics: Mondragon cooperatives, worker cooperatives, cooperatives Spain, Basque region Spain, Frederick...
Building Bridges National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash *****************************. Collective Courage: A History of African American Cooperative Economic Thought and Practice featuring Jessica Gordon Nembhard, economist, author, Prof. of Community Justice and Social Economic Development in the Dept. of Africana Studies at John Jay College Jessica Gordon Nembhardâs research and policy analyses connect community- based economic development with community-based approaches to... Topics: Jessica Gordon Nembhard, worker cooperatives Make the Road, Green cleaning cooperatives, African...
This is Consensus. An exploration of the cooperative movement - produced by a coop of radiomakers, community stations, and you. In this episode, Tongo Eisen-Martin previews Jackson Rising, a coop conference in Mississippi. Plus Philly Congressman Chaka Fattah, lead sponsor of the Creating Jobs Through Cooperatives Act. Topics: jackson, mississippi, coops, coop, cooperative, cooperatives, philadelphia